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Brave new world – a reading of the unbroken spirit and the verdict of death
This is a stylistic analysis of two novels published in Africa in the twenty-first century. Fifty years ago, when the publishing apparatus was controlled by the European colonial regime, an African writer not only had to ...
Marriage and sexuality in the indigenous Kenyan Film.
(Africa Regional Sexuality Resource Centre (ARSRC) and Kenya Association of Professional Counselors (KAPC), 2005-06)
Insignias of Authority in David Mulwa’s and Dennis Kyalo’s Drama: Inheritance & The Hunter is Back
(Royallite Global, 2018)
This study attempts to unravel the manifestations of the metaphors of power in David Mulwa’s and Dennis Kyalo’s plays: Inheritance and The Hunter is Back. In our analysis, we treat issues that unfold in the play Inheritance ...
Literature: Gender Roles in Initiation Songs of the Igembe People of Kenya
(Lwati: A Journal of Contemporary Research., 2009)
This article examines and critically analyses gender images in initiation songs among the Igembe community, an African ethnic group of Eastern Bantu in Kenya. The article traces the evolution of the concept of gender from ...
The Significance, For Readers in the Twenty-First Century, Of the Character of Safie in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
(Cultural Association Littera Aperta, 2016)
This paper presents a critical look at one of the characters in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Safie, through the lenses of a female African scholar in the twenty-first century. A close look at the narrative structure leads ...
Pedagogical Aspects of Riddles: A Critical Examination of Abagusii Riddles
(International Journal of Humanities & Social Science, 2013-02)
This paper is based on a critical examination of pedagogical aspects of riddles among the Abagusii community and opines that riddles play an important role in the education system of not only children but also in adults. ...
Internal Dialectical Contradictions in Soyinka's Novel: Acquisitive Physical Appetites and the Quest for Spiritual Values
All things contain within themselves internal dialectical contradictions, which are the primary cause of motion, change, and development in the world. Dialectical contradiction is not about simple opposites or negation. ...
The Construction of Feminine Psychology in Swahili Women’s Nuptial Poetry-Unyago
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2017)
This article examines the construction of feminine psychology in Swahili women nuptial poetry-unyago. Unyago poetry is composed and performed by Swahili women. Swahili is a community located along the coastal region of ...
Ethnic Identities and Gender Themes in Contemporary East African Literature
Diese Dissertation untersucht Werken von Gegenwartsschriftstellern aus Ostafrika, die entweder dort oder im Ausland leben. Der Textkorpus umfasst neue Romane und Kurzgeschichten in englischer Sprache aus Kenia als ein ...
Struggle for Survival: Female Masculinisation as Presented in Macgoye’s Coming to Birth and Victoria and Murder in Majengo
(Royallite Global, 2020)
In the patriarchal world,courage, vigor and strength are qualities often ascribed to men. In her two novels,Coming to Birthand Victoria and Murder in Majengo, Marjorie Oludhe MacGoye seeks to demystify this ...